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Archive for Pending Employment-Based I-485 Inventory
Expanded use of In-Person Interviews For Certain Applications and Petitions
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invited legal practitioners and customers to participate in a teleconference on Oct. 11, 2017, from 3-4 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss the expanded use of in-person interviews for certain applications and petitions at USCIS field offices.
Frequently Asked Questions
Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals 2017 Announcement
Celebrating Independence Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
On July 4, we celebrate our nation’s 241st birthday and the day the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
Certain Students Applying for English Language Study and 24-month STEM OPT Extension Programs Affected by the ACICS Loss of Accreditation
On December 12, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced that it no longer recognizes the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as an accrediting agency.
USCIS Immigrant Fee Payment Process
On March 13 and March 20, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) hosted webinars to discuss updates to the USCIS Immigrant Fee payment process.
USCIS Will Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing for All H-1B Petitions
Starting April 3, 2017, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions. This suspension may last up to 6 months.
USCIS to Welcome More than 25,000 New U.S. Citizens During Presidents Day Naturalization Ceremonies
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will honor Presidents Day by welcoming more than 25,000 new U.S. citizens during 162 naturalization ceremonies across the country from Feb. 14 through Feb. 22.